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David Cadiente (1937–2010)

David Cadiente was born on December 11, 1937 in San Diego, California, USA as John David Cadiente. He is known for his work on They Live (1988), Big Trouble in Little China (1986) and The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997). He died on December 26, 2010 in Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 73) in Florida, USA

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They Live Stunts
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 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up
Indian on Truck (uncredited)
 1989 W.B., Blue and the Bean (Video)
 1989 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
- A Kingdom by the Sea (1989) ... Ramon (as Dave Cadiente)
 1987 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
- On the Fly (1987) ... Juan
 1986 Dynasty (TV Series)
- The Mission (1986) ... Guard
 1986 L.A. Law (TV Series)
PCP Perp
- The House of the Rising Flan (1986) ... PCP Perp
 1986 Stingray (TV Series)
- Ancient Eyes (1986) ... Eduardo
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series)
The Non-Com
- Trumbo's World (1985) ... The Non-Com
 1985 Stick
Nestor's Hood (as Dave Cadiente)
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Darius' heavy / Vinnie
- Sins of the Past (1984) ... Darius' heavy (uncredited)
- One Way Express (1984) ... Vinnie
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Klingon Sargeant (as Dave Cadiente)
 1983 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
- When Honor Dies (1983)
 1982-1983 Voyagers! (TV Series)
Fred / Soldier #1 / 1st Pirate
- All Fall Down (1983) ... Fred
- Sneak Attack (1983) ... Soldier #1 (uncredited)
- Old Hickory and the Pirate (1982) ... 1st Pirate
 1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Manny Trios
- Raw Deal (1983) ... Manny Trios
 1983 The Sting II
Chico Torres (as Dave Cadente)
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Eddie Frost
- Dancing Lady/The Final Round (1982) ... Eddie Frost
 1982 Rocky III
 1980 Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (TV Movie)
 1980 The Baltimore Bullet
Mexican Fighter
 1980 Defiance
 1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Keith Keoloha
- Love Is the Word (1979) ... Keith Keoloha
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
- The Visitor (1979) ... Kemel (as Dave Cadiente)
 1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
Comtel Officer
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
- Skateboard Wiz (1978) ... Chuck
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
2nd Man
- Moot Court (1978) ... 2nd Man (as Dave Cadiente)
 1977 Young Dan'l Boone (TV Series)
- The Game (1977) ... Saunook
 1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
- Flight to Orion (1975) ... Indian (uncredited)
 1974 Blazing Saddles
Mexican (uncredited)
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
- Dos Gringos (1971) ... Carlos (as Dave Cadiente)
 1970 There Was a Crooked Man...
Rioting Prisoner (uncredited)
 1969 Mannix (TV Series)
- To Catch a Rabbit (1969) ... Thug (uncredited)
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
- The Night of the Camera (1968) ... Hatchetman (uncredited)
 1968 Stay Away, Joe
Other Indian (uncredited)
 1966 The Professionals (uncredited)
 1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
First Yaqui
- We've Lost a Train (1965) ... First Yaqui
 1965 Mister Ed (TV Series)
- Ed the Stowaway (1965) ... Mannikura (as David Cadionte)
 1964 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
- Fuji's Big Romance (1964) ... Maloco
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
- Tekawitha McLeod (1964) ... Telequah
 1964 Ride the Wild Surf
Ally Maloha
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Leon Bulchand
- A Truce to Terror (1964) ... Leon Bulchand
 1963 Rampage
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
- One Puka Puka (1963) ... Murphy
 1963 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Go for Baroque (1963) ... Wala
 1962 Kid Galahad
Boxer (uncredited)
 1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
- The Fires of Kanua (1961) ... Fuativa (as Dave Cadiente)
 1957 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Dave Cadiente
- Hawaiian Party (1957) ... Dave Cadiente (as Dave Cadiente)
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Alternate Names:

Dave Cadente | Dave Cadiente | David Cadionte

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